In the summer of 1940, 10,000 children were sent from wartime Britain to the United States.
An American Communist family that had fled to Moscow in the late 1920s, return to America in 1935 but can not bring their 5-year-old son.
During World War II, more than a thousand women signed up to fly with the U.S. military as WASPS.
The Alaskan Highway stands today as one of the boldest homeland security initiatives ever undertaken.
A look at five real-life "Rosies," the reality of working in defense plants during World War II and then having to give up those jobs for returning GIs.
The first officially formed regiment of northern black soldiers who fought in the Civil War.
After notorious revolutionary leader Pancho Villa's raid on Columbus, New Mexico, General John Pershing and his 150,000 man cavalry set out to get Villa.
A brilliant scientist, Oppenheimer was tasked with the development of the atomic bomb during World War II.